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Spread The Love

Visit the Curiosity Shop for your Valentine's Day needs

Published01/25/2021 , by Nehwoen Luogon-Bojkov

Looking for unique ways to (safely!) spread the love this Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered! The Bell Museum has fun, creative ways to express your affection this season. Responsibly, of course!

To see what we’ve got in store, visit the Curiosity Shop to discover the exciting items available to impress your love day recipient! When you have made your decision, call 612-433-3846 to place your order for contactless curbside pickup in time for the holiday.

💝 Dates in a Box 

Each date in a box includes your choice of a punny, cheesy, and/or silly Valentine card; locally made chocolate; an on-theme book; and a special gift. Details of each box and card choices below!

Card Options

🌟 Star Gazing Date in a Box

Gift box with greeting card, binoculars, chocolate and book

This date box is $30.00 without binoculars, $65.00 with binoculars

Includes

  • Your choice of Valentine’s Day card (options above)
  • Local chocolate from Hacienda San Jose
  • Simply Stargazing book
  • Noche constellation candle. Candles are hand-poured into lidded jars in a Minneapolis studio using 100 percent soy wax. Lead-free cotton wicks provide a clean burn and clear, straight sided glass jars with a metal lid. Choose your favorite scent:
    • Orion: fraser fir, mint, white birch
    • Polaris: peppermint, eucalyptus, pine
    • Cassiopeia: mint, rose, hydrangea, juniper
  • Optional addition: Binoculars 

Special note: Impress your date with expert star gazing tips and tricks from the Bell blog to ensure your night is a hit!

🐦Bird Watching Date in a Box

Gift box with two wooden birds, a greeting card, binoculars and a chocolate bar

This date box is $40.00 without binoculars, $75.00 with binoculars

Includes

  • Your choice of Valentine’s Day card (options above)
  • Local chocolate from Hacienda San Jose
  • Mini hand-carved, hand-painted bird (your choice of loon, raven, chickadee or robin—see below). This avian art is fair trade.
  • Birds of Minnesota
  • Optional addition: Binoculars

 

Other Gift Ideas

Not looking for a date in a box? Wear your heart on your sleeve … or chain. Or notebook. Or seal! ❤️

  • Anatomical heart print and notebooks

    11×14 print, $12.95. Soft cover notebook, $9.95. Hardcover notebook, $17.95

  • Anatomical heart necklace

    $35, Larissa Loden, brass 18” chain

  • Heart wax seal kit

    $27.95

  • Absorbent polymer heart "grows huge when placed in water."

    $7 (Jar and fully grown heart for illustration only)

Adorn your loved ones in one of a kind jewelry pieces

  • Glow-in-the-dark moon necklace

    $48, Wear the Moon of your special date, be it a birthday, anniversary or other special day. Click the photo to find what Moon was shining on that date. Moon necklace glows in the dark if worn during the day to charge.

  • Leaf earrings

    $18, Brass earrings from an independent artist

  • Statement ring

    $34.95, Amethyst statement ring

  • World Finds earrings

    $14.95, World Finds fair trade earrings